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作者 Aoun, Joseph, author
書名 Robot-proof : higher education in the age of artificial intelligence / Joseph E. Aoun
出版項 Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, 2018
國際標準書號 9780262535977 (pb.)
9780262037280 (hardcover : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  LB2322.2 .A68 2018    在架上    30610020586624
版本 First MIT Press paperback edition
說明 xxi, 187 pages ; 22 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-169) and index
Originally published in hardcover: 2017
Fears of a robotic future -- Views from the C-suite : what employers want, in their own words -- A new learning model for the future -- The experiential difference -- Learning for life
"Driverless cars are hitting the road, powered by artificial intelligence. Robots can climb stairs, open doors, win Jeopardy, analyze stocks, work in factories, find parking spaces, advise oncologists. In the past, automation was considered a threat to low-skilled labor. Now, many high-skilled functions, including interpreting medical images, doing legal research, and analyzing data, are within the skill sets of machines. How can higher education prepare students for their professional lives when professions themselves are disappearing? In Robot-Proof, Northeastern University president Joseph Aoun proposes a way to educate the next generation of college students to invent, to create, and to discover?to fill needs in society that even the most sophisticated artificial intelligence agent cannot.00A ?robot-proof? education, Aoun argues, is not concerned solely with topping up students? minds with high-octane facts. Rather, it calibrates them with a creative mindset and the mental elasticity to invent, discover, or create something valuable to society?a scientific proof, a hip-hop recording, a web comic, a cure for cancer. Aoun lays out the framework for a new discipline, humanics, which builds on our innate strengths and prepares students to compete in a labor market in which smart machines work alongside human professionals. The new literacies of Aoun?s humanics are data literacy, technological literacy, and human literacy. Students will need data literacy to manage the flow of big data, and technological literacy to know how their machines work, but human literacy?the humanities, communication, and design?to function as a human being. Life-long learning opportunities will support their ability to adapt to change"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives
College graduates -- Employment
Artificial intelligence -- Social aspects
Labor supply -- Effect of technological innovations on
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